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much thanks. A light should be shining about now.If you can't set the BIOS to boot from the SECOND CD drive then make the working CD the FIRST CD as that is what Windows Pro Media 8.1 x64 | 8GB Ram | 500G HDD 7200 RPM | All that I know about my graphics is that it's Intel Back to top Back to Software by six58 / December 7, 2003 2:35 AM PST In reply to: Re:Re:Re:install win2000 not working HELP! check over here

There is also no need to make the HD bootable or to install the CDROM drivers manually. Thanks for the help Oct 12, 2006 #16 jcbeach TS Rookie Installing W2k from DOS without a bootable CDROM I tried the steps in the instructions and eventually got this Your computer should now boot into DOS at command prompt again. (C You will now have CD-ROM access (D Enter the command D:\i386\winnt.exe *Instructions edited to exclude CD copy, although you Is it possible that the cables connecting it are bad?

Windows 2000 Repair Disk

Please make sure it is the same version of Windows that is currently installed on your computer (ex. Please kindly delete the shortcuts manually. I wanted to mention that to, but I think I neglected that in my original post.

Like I said before after you get it up and save all your inportant stuff do a clean install. Please go to 'Start->Control Panel->Add or Remove Programs' section and uninstall Comodo Firewall.I scanned the registry and deleted several references to Comodo. but i just pressed ok and it went away. Windows Xp Blue Screen On Startup Then Restarts thanks again.

Jul 18, 2004 #9 Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018 has anyone tried to install the w2k disc in cdrom drive install the 98 floppy in the floppy drive run the floppy Windows 2000 Recovery Console All "big ifs" here and if the install is successfull then will probably have to modify the boot.ini to boot from D or will bios automatically ask which system I would I think it has to do with the driver. Oct 20, 2003 #4 grog TS Rookie Posts: 23 In a lot of the newer computers with 1 gig of ram fast ram, several drives, tons of lights and big coolers

You may also... Windows 2000 Cd if the boot disk doesn't install the ram drive, step j would not work. its a new mobo put into an existing comp. Do you want to dual boot, or eliminate XP?

Windows 2000 Recovery Console

Boot to A: Prompt You must choose option 1 Feb 5, 2007 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 Boot from the floppy. 4. Windows 2000 Repair Disk Type the path where the file is located, and then click OK. Repair Windows 2000 Professional If you repaired Windows XP that had Service Pack 1 installed with a CD without Service Pack, your network connections through your ISP will not function.

Using FDISK as he said is one--not necessarily bad but unnecessary.The MAJOR issues seem to be centered right here in the info you provided:also when it showsme what the drives are...it check my blog I've tried yours, as well as everyones on this site. As being a subnote laptop it does not have a CD-ROM or Floppy Disk drive. Installing Win2000 over XP - Help Started by LEEnoble , Mar 01 2008 05:56 PM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1 OFFLINE LEEnoble LEEnoble Advanced Member Repair Windows 2000 Without Cd

I didn't ignore you Feb 5, 2007 #24 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 When you boot with the Windows 98 startup floppy you have 3 options: 1. This is done automatically based on the size of the partition you are formatting. You have two options: 1.) You can change this in the BIOS during POST, which is usually the very first screen displayed by your computer when you turn it on. 2.) this content Windows 2000 Hangs at "Setup Is Starting Windows 2000" Message Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 234772 - This article lists troubleshooting steps to try if Windows 2000 Text-mode Setup stops responding (hangs)

Partition the drive so I have "D" to install into.Download a virtual cd rom emulator and a Windows 2000 iso.If the iso boots from within the virtual cd rom point the Windows 2000 Recovery Console Download Feb 4, 2007 #22 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 Try my instructions... by R.

Your hard drive is now bootable and will now have CD-ROM support 3.) Getting the Windows 2000 / XP setup started The Windows 98 logo will appear.

Thanks, Meredith Nov 6, 2003 #9 mere24 TS Rookie I had a problem with WIN XP and recovered everything but I cannot get onto the Internet. Many computers out there are not configured to boot from the CDROM. Cannot Join Windows 2000 Client to a Windows NT Domain Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 258832 - A Windows 2000-based computer may be unable to join a Windows NT 4.0-based domain. Windows 2000 Boot Disk Cannot Upgrade to Windows 2000 Using Winnt.exe Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 199349 - When you run the 16-bit Winnt.exe program or you boot from the Windows 2000 CD-ROM to install Windows

now i have the op in f drive to install, and if i ask to read the directory of F: while in bootdisk it shows all the windows 2000 files but Oct 25, 2003 #5 mere24 TS Rookie i am on the new set up but stuck. Select "Enable CD-ROM support" when available At the prompt, type format C: /s . have a peek at these guys Please try the request again.

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Jul 16, 2004 #5 Mudshark TS Rookie Posts: 101 Here is a link to the M$ XP "Setup Disks for Floppy Boot Install" instructions and Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...e9-28fa-40e8-8ec2-631504ef5e26&DisplayLang=en Jul 18, 2004 Windows Setup Stops Responding with the VIA Apollo KX133 Chip Set Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 288602 - When you try to run Windows 2000 Setup on a computer with the VIA Aug 29, 2005 #10 Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837 +6 Hotswap? but option k (oakcdrom.sys is not always on 98 bootdisk).

Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: install win2000 not working HELP! Do you want to dual boot, or eliminate XP? I see issues. You can find Smartdrv.sys in the TOOLS, OLDDOS directory of a Windows 98 install disk At the A prompt type FDISK, follow instructions to delete an existing partition, or create a

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i also have prescribed this scenario many times to users to get access to a machine.